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February 20, 2012  5:26 PM

Are personal privacy violations just the cost of mobility?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Apple, data privacy, data security, Facebook, Google, Google privacy policy, iPhone, Moore's Law, Security

Each week, we scour the Web and bring you the most tantalizing tidbits that hit our radar. This week, we're looking at the nasty reality of personal privacy violations, the price of insider trading and a hot new transistor that's the size of a single atom. • Remember Google's vow to do...

February 13, 2012  5:25 PM

How free mobile apps risk personal data privacy and security



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Android, big data, data privacy, data security, Google, Hacking, iPhone, iPhone business apps, mobile applications, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile tools

Each week, we scour the Web and bring you the choicest cuts for your approval. This week, we're looking at data privacy and security in the form of denial-of-service attacks, smart chatting and two free mobile apps suffering from major personal data security issues. Your team is your first line...


January 27, 2012  2:22 PM

Google privacy policy changes? Get over it



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
data privacy, Facebook, Google, Google personal search, Google Plus, Google privacy policy, online reputation, SharePoint and Web 2.0

Three days ago, we all learned of someĀ changes to Google's privacy policy. With the new changes, it will take what it knows about its users and "combine information you've provided from one service...


January 24, 2012  8:34 PM

Anti-piracy laws like SOPA and PIPA highlight online priorities



Posted by: Scot Petersen
anti-piracy laws, data privacy, data security, PIPA, Risk management, SOPA

The recent pullbacks of the two controversial anti-online piracy bills -- SOPA and PIPA -- don't mean that users can continue indefinitely to download their favorite content whenever and wherever...


January 6, 2012  3:27 PM

Can social media policies prevent HIPAA violations?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Compliance mgmt., data privacy, Facebook, SharePoint and Web 2.0, social media policies

I'm starting to feel like the girl who cried wolf about social media policies, but in at least one instance, the wolf has indeed attacked, in the form of a patient's...


December 13, 2011  3:33 PM

Cloud security planning should be part of strategy from beginning



Posted by: Scot Petersen
cloud computing, cloud security planning, data privacy, Information security mgmt.

What are you doing about cloud security planning? I say planning because, in a survey of attendees at the recent SearchCompliance.com


December 6, 2011  9:31 AM

Cloud computing services adoption could be the answer for security



Posted by: Scot Petersen
cloud computing, data privacy, security tools

About a year ago I moderated a panel on cloud computing services adoption in health care. A quick poll of the audience indicated that security was the No. 1 reason why their...


December 2, 2011  3:58 PM

Are you at risk? Huge Java vulnerability now weaponized and exploited



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
data privacy, Risk management, security tools

It's every CIO's worst nightmare -- that panicked call when you least expect it, delivering the worst possible news: "The firewall has been...


August 8, 2011  8:16 PM

Law and Order: Hacker Protection Unit



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO Careers and Staffing, data privacy, Risk management

Every week, we scour the wealth of information on the blog circuit and give you the finer talking points to help you score erudite points around the Twitter water cooler. Here's the latest sampling from last week's blog posts, including the latest from the Black Hat conference, lessons in...


August 1, 2011  3:35 PM

Info on the new iPhone 5 release and Silicon Valley salaries



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
data privacy, iPhone, Twitter, women in IT

Whatever happened to the lazy days of summer? Things are smoking around the blogosphere, thanks to the impending new iPhone 5 release, the U.S. debt ceiling compromise and the general malaise of the U.S. economy. We've scoured the headlines and are giving you an executive summary of what happened...


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